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jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
immutable - unchangeable
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining